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Global Economic Crisis: The Untold Stories

November 19, 2008

Thursday, November 20
7:00-9:30 PM

Morgridge Auditorium
1100 Grainger Hall
975 University Avenue

The economic bad news keeps coming: a bursting housing bubble, a volatile stock market, restricted credit markets, a recession, and more.  How did a crisis in the U.S. housing market grow into a full blown global economic crisis? What do these events mean for the global economy, governments, businesses and average people around the world? How might we evaluate proposed solutions here and abroad?

Join a panel of distinguished UW-Madison professors who will offer different perspectives on the causes, consequences, and potential solutions for the global economic crisis.

Menzie Chinn
Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

Mark Copelovitch
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs

Edward Friedman
Professor of Political Science

Darian Ibrahim
Assistant Professor of Law

Mark Ready
Jeffrey J. Diermeier Chair of Finance

This panel was organized by the UW-Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE).

WAGE would like to thank the following co-sponsors:
Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
Division of International Studies
Wisconsin School of Business
Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA)
Madison International Trade Association (MITA)
Global Studies
Department of Political Science
Department of Economics
Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Stephen L. Hawk Center for Applied Security Analysis
UW-Madison Law School

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